Economic Accounts Project

NISRA has developed for the first time a balanced estimate of NI GDP and its component parts using an international standard approach.

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NI Economic Accounts Overview

In August 2023, NISRA produced a set of Supply-Use tables (SUTs) for the reference years 2018 and 2019. 

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The Supply table

The main body of the Supply Table (section 1) shows the monetary value of the goods and services produced by each industry in Northern Ireland. 

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The Use table

The main body of the Use table (section 1) shows, for each industry classification, the intermediate consumption of products (IC).

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The Analytical Input-Output tables

The Supply-Use Tables are the starting point for the production of the Input-Output Analytical Tables (IOATs) also known as symmetric Input-Output tables.

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A glossary of key elements used in the economic accounts is presented below. Further information on National Accounts concepts can be found in “A Short Guide to the UK National Accounts” paper published by the ONS.

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